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Battle of Bristoe Station Anniversary Weekend and Luminary

October 13-14

Battle of Bristoe Station Anniversary Weekend and Luminary

11 a.m.-4 p.m. daytime demonstrations, Evening Luminary begins at 7 pm; Free, $5 suggested donation

Join Battlefield Park staff for the 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Bristoe Station. Tour a Civil War encampment, watch artillery firing demonstrations, and tour the site of the third and final battle that took place in Prince William County. Park historians will lead tours of a section of the battlefield never open to the public before!


On Saturday evening, visit the battlefield for a rare treat to see nearly 1,000 luminary candles for every soldier who died at Bristoe Station. Living history vignettes will be located across the battlefield and guided tours will lead visitors to meet the men and women who made history here.

Bristoe Station Battlefield Heritage Park, the parking lot is located off Iron Brigade Unit Ave., Bristow, VA. 703-366-3049.

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